Annual Festivals & Events in Marfa

Plan a trip to the Big Bend region around one of the annual events in Marfa.  Though you don’t need an excuse to visit Marfa, these are great reasons to return again and again.
Note:  2020 Annual Events may be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Marfa Invitational
By-invitation International Contemporary Art Fair. Part contemporary art fair, part exhibition, part experience - Marfa Invitational provides an unparalleled platform for viewing and experiencing today's leading contemporary art, among the unique and historied Far West Texas backdrop that is Marfa.
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CineMarfa film festival
A weekend exploring the intersection between film and visual art.
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Agave Festival Marfa
Celebrate the cultural diversity of the Trans-Pecos and Chihuahuan Desert region through ecology, art, food, drink, music and dancing.
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Viva Big Bend
Huge music festival across Marfa, Alpine, Fort Davis and Marathon. Intimate concerts of a variety of genres surrounded by the Texas mountains. This is one weekend you don't want to miss.
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Marfa Lights Festival
Three days of family-friendly entertainment, food and fun. Includes a parade Saturday morning. The excuse you're looking for to come see the lights!
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Trans-Pecos Festival of Music + Love
Ultra-hip weekend of live music, workshops and culture at El Cosmico.
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Marfa 100
Ride 100k on the gorgeous Ranch Road 2810
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Chinati Weekend
An annual celebration of art centered with the Chinati Foundation at the hub.
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Camp Cooking
A weekend culinary workshop with renowned chef Lou Lambert to explore the heritage of West Texas food.
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Coming Up Soon

Sep 06

Sunrise at Chinati

September 6 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am
Oct 09

Made in Marfa

October 9 @ 5:00 pm
Oct 10

Chinati Weekend

October 10 - October 11
Nov 27

Sunset at Chinati

November 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dec 31

Sunrise at Chinati

December 31 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am